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Laclede in Linn County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

John Joseph Pershing

September 13, 1860 - July 15, 1948

 
 
John Joseph Pershing Statue Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
1. John Joseph Pershing Statue Detail
Inscription.
General of the Armies of
the United States 1914-1924

In 1917 General Pershing organized in Europe the 2,000,000 men of the American Expeditionary Force and led them to Allied victory in November 1918

Born in Laclede, Missouri, General Pershing by his soldierly qualities earned the highest rank ever accorded in the United States Army
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In commemoration of the rededication held on 14 September 1996 where at the restoration of this statue of
General of the Armies
John Joseph Pershing

was presented by
Colonel Homer C. Schmidt,
National Commander-in-Chief
Military Order of the World Wars
to the State of Missouri
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[Veterans] Wall of Honor

 
Erected 1957 by the People of Missouri.
 
Location. 39° 47.295′ N, 93° 10.156′ W. Marker is in Laclede, Missouri, in Linn County. Marker is on Pershing Drive north of Worlow Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Monument is on the grounds of the Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Pershing Drive, Laclede MO 64651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
John Joseph Pershing Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
2. John Joseph Pershing Monument
At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home (here, next to this marker); Laclede (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Laclede (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Laclede (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Laclede (about 700 feet away); Phil Kearny Post No. 19 G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Locust Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Laclede.
 
Also see . . .
1. General John Joseph Pershing. (Submitted on July 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. General John J. Pershing (1860-1948). (Submitted on July 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. John Joseph Pershing: Historic Missourian. (Submitted on July 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site. (Submitted on July 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, World I
 
John Joseph Pershing Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., 762/13
3. John Joseph Pershing Monument
John Joseph Pershing Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., http://mos
4. John Joseph Pershing Monument
John Joseph Pershing Monument Rededication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 7, 2013
5. John Joseph Pershing Monument Rededication
John Joseph Pershing Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
6. John Joseph Pershing Monument
And Veterans Memorial
John Joseph Pershing Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
7. John Joseph Pershing Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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